Home Made Pack Raft

If you would like to try packrafting on the cheap I have posted my idea about the home made packraft (and some of my other adventures) here:  http://packrafting.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=1767 (or see below): I bought a $40 raft (Intex) from Clark Rubber … Continued

New Hiking Mat (425g, No: 340g)

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This new hiking mat @ 425 grams and R4.4 and US66.95 from Amazon looks great: http://pacoutdoor.com/sleeping-pads/view/peak-elite-ac-womens It has been surpassed by the Thermarest Neoair Xlite Womens 2 340 grams R 3.9:  http://www.cascadedesigns.com/therm-a-rest/mattresses/fast-and-light/womens-neoair-xlite/product See above: This is now my favourite mat. … Continued

Tasmania’s South Coast Track – Hell’s Holiday

A warning to those considering hiking Tasmania’s South Coast Track. It is now a full week since we reached Cockle Creek after completing the South Coast Track wilderness walk. After a week, I finally feel a little recovered and therefore … Continued

Hunting Success on the Wonnangatta

  Two great days canoeing/hunting on the Wonnangatta River with my boys Bryn and Matt. Life is SO good. Matt has a fridge full of venison to show for it. Bryn has a great trophy deer head. We all no … Continued

World Travel Kit

When my son was planning to go backpacking overseas I made this list of essential items for him to have in his pack. A useful list for anyone who is interested in ultralight backpacking. ———– You need to start ordering around six … Continued

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